Virginia senior Alex Walsh broke an NCAA Record in the 200 fly on Friday evening in Greensboro, in spite of not swimming the race in almost a year.
Foster was one of the most prolific age group swimmers in America when he was a teenager, but he’s struggled to reach the top during his senior career.
19-year-old American Claire Curzan is now the second woman to sweep the three backstroke events at LC Worlds, one edition after Aussie Kaylee Mckeown’s sweep.
Rachel Klinker’s swim from today’s semifinal in the 200 butterfly would have been 3rd at US Summer Nationals, where she finished 9th.
After failing to qualify for the U.S. World Championship team in 2023, Curzan set a new personal best of 58.29 in the final en route to gold in the 100 back.
Immergiamoci nell’atmosfera dei Campionati Mondiali di Doha 2024 con le nostre consuete anteprime: I 100 metri dorso femminili
After missing the 2023 World Championship team, Claire Curzan is the favorite in at least two, and maybe even all three, women’s backstroke events in Doha.
Ariarne Titmus, Mollie O’Callaghan and Summer McIntosh were three of the best female swimmers in 2023. Will any of them rank #1 in 2024?
Swedish star Sarah Sjostrom returns to Worlds in search of a six-peat in the 50 butterfly — a feat accomplished only by Katie Ledecky in the 800 freestyle.
Marrit Steenbergen has had a career resurgence over the last two years, and, flying under the radar, will vie for medals in multiple events in Paris and Doha.
Kaylee McKeown, Kate Douglass and Alex Walsh are all candidates for the first sub-2:06 in history in the 200 IM, as is Canadian star Summer McIntosh.
Cate Campbell has a very good chance of returning to the Olympic podium in the 50 free 16 years after she claimed bronze in Beijing.
Anastasia Gorbenko has incredibly versatility, but if she can narrow her focus towards the 200 IM, she could do some real damange in 2024.
Katie Ledecky is the only swimmer currently in position to qualify for the 2024 U.S. Olympic team in four individual events.
Bella Sims and Katie Grimes are two of the swimmers who have qualified for the 2024 Olympic Trials in the most events, with Sims leading the way with 11.